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  ABC    This Week With Christiane Amanpour    News/Business.  (2011) Energy Secretary Steven Chu; former  
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this week, target libya. missile strikes begin. >> our consensus was strong. our resolve is clear. the people of libya must be protected. >> another war front opens for the united states. the world unleashes all necessary measures to stop libya's moammar gadhafi. his son, saif, speaks to "this week" in a worldwide exclusive. what next for moammar gadhafi, the libyan people, the united states military? how does it end? then, disaster in the
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pacific. nuclear nightmare scenario in japan. how prepare sd is united states? could it happen here? libya and japan, two crises with major consequences for the united states. >> as we begin or broadcast, the united states is at war in a third muslim country, libya. we'll take you there live in a moment. abc's team of correspondents is covering every angle of the story. i'll have an exclusive interview with moammar gadhafi's son, saif. i'll be joined here in the studios by chairman mike mullen. but first, the latest headlines in the fast-moving story. a defiant moammar gadhafi is promising a long war, one day
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after the united states and a broad international coalition launched military strikes on his country. british and american ships and submarines fired 112 cruise missiles on more than 120 targets on the coast. b-2 bombers took out targets. they're plans to impose a no-fly zone to keep him from firing on his own people. sunday, tripoli shook with explosions and ant aircraft fire. libyan state television reported that 48 people were killed. today, on in a phone call to libyan television, gadhafi said they stand strong to fight. >> you can r not capable for a pro longed war in libya. we consider ourselves ready for
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a long war. be aware of that. we are not retreating anywhere. because this is our land, this is where we're staying. then you are going to return defeated. >> joining me on the line from tripoli, safe, colonel gadhafi's second son and close adviser. can you tell me where are you? what is happening there right now? >> we are in tripoli. but yesterday, we were surprised that, that the americans and the british and the french attacked libya. attacked five cities. terrorized people, children and women were so afriday yesterday. heavy bombing everywhere. it was a big surprise. that finally, president obama, we thought he was a good man and a friend. he is bombing libya. >> president obama explicitly
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gave your father an ultimatum and said cease fire, stop, and this won't happen. he then had to say that the attacks continue and the united states cannot sit idly by while a leader says there will be no mercy. hi did your father continue the attacks in benghazi? why didn't he have a cease fire? >> our people went to begaz zi to liberate benghazi. >> the militia there? >> my question is, there is now missile strikes and an air attack against libya. will colonel gadhafi step down? will he step aside? >> step aside, why? i mean, to step -- again, there's a big misunderstanding.
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the whole country is unitied against the armed militia. the americans and other countries, you are supporting the terrorists and the militia. >> will there be retaliation on other targets around europe? >> this is not our target. our target is how to help our people in libya, especially ben zb benghazi. we're living a nightmare. they have no freedom under the rule of the mill lish kra. we turnlg noerns go there themselves and help our people there. or let us help our breers in benghazi. one day, you'll wake up and find you are supporting the wrong people. it's like the wmd in iraq.
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it's another story. >> thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> that's the view from the gadhafis in libya. let's go to alexander marquardt. what is the mood there? >> reporter: we're in tubruq. an opposition spokes sman said here the mood is sky high. they feel that the rebels will be able to push the gadhafi forces out of other cities. they want to get to tripoli and oust gadhafi. we spoke to people on the streets there. they're thankful to countries likes the u.s. and france. they believe this will eventually lead to a free libya.
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there's a period of insurgency. this is the scary part because of how illogical gadhafi is and because of what he called his thirst for blood. >> alex, thanks. let's go to the capital of tripoli again. allen little, of the bbc is there. he joins us live. you heard the mood in benghazi. what do you think the next move is in tripoli? how are they portraying it there? >> reporter: well, finding colonel gadhafi. it's not hard to find people around the city here echoing the sentiments. people saying they're willing to die along with the colonel if it comes to that. there's though doubting the sincerity. their devotion gets more
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intense. the more isolated he becomes from the world. how represent sif that voice? no other voice can make itself heard here in the prevailing atmosphere in which patriotism is fused can devotion for the person of gadhafi himself. what of the people that don't take part in the demonstrations? what do they feel in the silence or their own heads? what is the real sentiment of tripoli. that's impossible to gauge in this atmosphere. >> allen, thank you so much. the leaders of brin, france, and president obama are keeping a close eye on the situation. jake tapper is at the white house. what, from the white house is the end game there. >> reporter: good morning, cristiane. the president is in brazil.
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he's spoken before of regime change. that is not the goal of this military operation. the goal of this operation officially is to impose a no-fly zone and protect civilians. gadhafi stepping down is not part of it. what i would expect is you will see more efforts internationally to arm the libyan rebels so they'll take into their own hands the goal of toppling gadhafi. that's not the official goal of this military operation. it's a delicate dance for the president. he attempted to make this operation more international. we have talked about, there's been a huge effort by the white house to make this seem as if the united states is not laying a leading role, even though we have, of course, 11 ships in the
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med arbitrary y mediterranean. france, the uk, and others coming in the coming days are playing a part. the u.s. taking major role right now, but the obama administration wants people to know it's the world against gadhafi, not united states. >> you to think the u.s. will arm the rebels? >> reporter: i think the u.s. will be part of an international effort to do so. i doubt that the u.s. would do so on its own. >> jake, okay. let's go to martha raddatz. is it realistic to go into a support role? it's unusual. >> it's unusual for the u.s. right now, a u.s. general is in charge of the operation, general carter ham. admiral sam locklear, on a ship.
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the tactical commander. in a few days, the hope is, the u.s. hopes that general carter ham can turn over his responsibility to one of the coalition members. that is the plan right now. i don't think they know who that will be. but in this initial phase, the u.s. has the unique capabiliti s capabilities, as the president said, the stealth bombers, b-2 t bombers on ships, so the president felt the u.s. had to take the lead in this phase. the next phase will be the no-fly zone. i believe the u.s. will be involved some what. but the bulk of the no-fly zone will be flown by british, french, and other allies. joining me next, admiral mike mullen of the joint chiefs
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actually the commander right now. we look to in the next few days, to transfer that to a coalition leader ship. >> the u.s. will pull back? >> we'll provide a supporting role. providing unique capabilities in terms of jamming and things like -- >> well, not bombing and nighing over. >> we'll be in transition. effectively, what's happened in the last 24 hours is that the in-fly zone has started to have its effects. we have aircraft over benghazi right now. we have that 24/7. he's not flown any aircraft in the last two days. the initial part of the operation, the idea of getting a no-fly zone in place is -- >> sit successful? >> it has been success solve far. >> will it be a long war, as colonel gadhafi pledges?
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>> we're focused on the terms that the president has given us. providing the no-fly zone. so he cannot attack his own people. to avoid humanitarian massacre, if you will. to provide humanitarian support to the bib lan weem. >> we have heard from the president and the secretary of state, gadhafi has to go. is that the military object snif. >> the military objective is as i have just described it. the mission is clear. getting the no-fly zone in place and support the u.n. objectives . >> we could have a 12-year no-fly zone with the strong man still in place. >> i wouldn't speculate in terms of length at this point in time.
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it's had a pretty significant effect very early in terms of our ability to attack his forces on the ground, which he did outside of benghazi and get the no-fly zone stood up. >> what about other countries? bahrain? yemen? if the united states military is attacking to protect people in libya, why not the other countries? >> a very big part of libya has been the arab league veet to establish a no-fly zone and the coalition partners coming into play. >> what is the logic? >> in terms of -- >> other civilians being quilled in other country where the u.s. has an interest. >> there is a tremendous change going on throughout the middle
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east. including in bahrain. bahrain is a much different situation than libya. we haven't had a relationship with libya for a long, long time. the bahrainis and that country has been a critical ally for decades. we're working hard to support a peaceful resolution there as tragic as it has been. and we decry the violence that's occurred there. i just think the approach there needs to be different. >> do you think the libyans have the where withal to -- >> they have some capability, and yet, at least if i were going to take the first 24 hours or so, they've -- they've not been a very effective force. part of chat you do when you go into this is you assume they have a fairly significant capability or the capability
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they have is good until proven otherwise. we have taken out their air defense. attacked some forces on the ground in the voice tinty of benghazi. yesterday, they were on the march to benghazi. >> so benghazi is safe? >> they're no longer marching there. i wouldn't describe it as safe. >> you have to assume they have capability. realistically, do you think gadhafi can attack civilian aircraft targets and will do? >> he still has, what i have seen this morning, he still has some surface-to-air capability. he could attack an aircraft, including one of ours. we haven't seen large-scale indications of that after yesterday. he's clearly got the ability to continue to attack his own people. we're focused on that. trying to ensure his military forces don't do that.
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>> mustard gas stock pile a prop problem? >> we've been monitoring. we don't see it. we're covering the libyan crisis from all angles. up next, i'll talk to one with unique insight. will a new threat abroad bring trouble here in the united states? could gadhafi retaliate here on u.s. soil? st emailed me a company-wide memo about the meeting? uh-huh. this is the meeting. we are the company. don't sweat it. i just switched us to sprint, so e-mail, web...on 4g... it's all unlimited. [ cellphone buzzes ] you just texted me to read the memo? unlimited text too. we really need you on this conference call. rick, it's lyle. rickster? i'm here. there he is! [ male announcer ] switch to sprint and get unlimited 4g data on a wide range of devices. sprint 4g, it's business without limits. trouble hearing on the phone?
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in tripoli, presumably hunkered down. his compound is filled with supporters, including women and children. could may make up a human shield? until just weeks ago, ali suleiman aujali was the libyan ambassador in this country. he's now turned to the opposition and become a member. and from new york, man whose country led the call for air strikes, france's ambassador to the united nations, gerard araud. let me ask you, what is in the mind of gadhafi right now. under this threat, will he fold? >> i think there is one thing in the mind of gadhafi. that he will not step down at all. he'll fight until the end. >> everything his son is telling
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us is not just bravado. he'll fight? >> he'll fight. he's got no other choice. he has no shelter to go. this is his attitude. he'll never give up. >> so how will this end? >> the end, now, i think there is a good chance of the air strike. after the revolutionaries are being protected. now they'll start marching to the east. we have to break the siege. again, tripoli. if it's tripoli -- >> you're hoping that the rebels will keep marching to the capital and take on gadhafi himself? >> sure. >> let me ask you, ambassador araud. there's a military intervention. and france has led it and brought the united states to this situation. you're listening to the ambassador here. why sit that france took that
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decision? >> well, i think it was first, a human reaction. it was impossible to consider a victory of gadhafi and gadhafi taking benghazi. he was saying they would search house by house. referring to rivers of blood. it was totally impossible to accept it. you have to consider that, for us, libya, it's a bit like you, central america and cuba. in human and geographic terms, it's very close to my country. >> let me ask you. are you on the side of the rebels? is this the, making the rebels win is this is that the aim of this current military operation? >> we consider france as recognized the committee of benghazi as the representative of the libyan people. we want the libyan people able to express their will. >> let me ask you, mr. aujali,
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you have heard admiral mullen say that the mission is to protect the citizens of benghazi and libya and open up human tarn opgs to them. what do you understand by this resolution? >> i understand the mission is to protect the libyan civilians, not only benghazi. protecting them by one goal, that gadhafi is not there. not just stop the airplanes k k striking the people. they would just shoot the airplanes down and leave was this madman killing his people without mercy. this is a -- >> let me ask you, ambassador araud is that the aim? is that what the united states, france, and great britain have signed up for? >> we want the libyan people to
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be able to express their will. we consider that means gadhafi that has to go. >> are you concerned there will be retaliation? you've taken on this military intervention. he's threatened retaliation against france, britain, the united states. are you rworried? >> we have to consider all the dangers. we know that gadhafi is prone to empty rhetoric. >> all right. let me ask you one final question, ambassador aujali. this is designed to divide and conquer. get gadhafi's people away from him. row defected. do you think others will? >> if the ministers around him have the chance, they will do it now, now, now. he's keeping them there. >> in his compound? >> in his compound.
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he's using them as a human shelter as well. if they have a chance, they will defect. i have a friend who was appointed the ambassador to geneva. a young man. when he left tripoli, he just resigned. >> all right. we'll see what happens. whether the people around gadhafi turn against them. ambassador araud, ambassador aujali, thank you for joining us. the big question, will libya strike back? i'll discuss that with a high-powered "roundtable." and later, we turn to the week's other major story. danger and devastation in japan. that country struggles to avert a full-scale nuclear meltdown. i'll talk to bill richardson and
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actions have consequences. the writ of the international
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community must be enforced. we're answering the calls of a threatened people and kting in the interests of the united states and the world. >> president obama right there, excuse me, explaining why american missiles and allied air strax are now raining down on libya. as note worthy as what he said yesterday is what he left out. namely, his recent declaration that gadhafi must go. joining he today, abc's george will, former congresswoman, jane harman, paul wolfowitz, former department s deputy of defense under george bush. and robert wright, author. thank you for joining me.
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let me ask you first. george, do you think this was the right thing to do? >> i do not. we have intervened in a tribal society in a civil war. weave talken sides on behalf of people we do not know or understand for the purpose of creating a political vacuum by decapitating that government. into that vacuum, what will flow? we do not know. ke c we cannot know. >> you disagree? >> i do. we have held off a blood bath in benghazi. if you follow george's hesitations, you say, it's better to keep this devil we know than getting in someone new. >> you can trace it back to the operation in iraq. it caused such a pendulum swing.
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>> we've paid the price of intervention at times and paid the price at nonintervention, in bosnia, for example. the monstrous quality of gadhafi and his sons. this is a total different case than yemen or bahrain. it's a unique case. it's being watched out the the arab world. >> let me ask you. you sat on the intelligence committee. is this question about why libya and not bahrain or yemen, is that a valid distinction? >> first, let me salute the life and service of warren christopher. to say how honored i am to work
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where i do, working with scholars and others that i do at the woodrow wilson center. i just watched the mike mullen interview. he said we view each of these countries individually. we need a strategic narrative. when we did nothing in rwanda, which bill clinton said was the biggest mistake. when congress acted in afghanistan, the authorization to accuse military force is in effect and we took our eye off the ball. when we went into iraq, i voted for that, i believed the intelligence that turned out to be wrong. i seele lessons to be learned a i'm not sure we are. the biggest threat os our security is yemening a other terror cells in pakistan.
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going into libya has a strong moral objective. i think hillary clinton and susan wright are great supporters. just a no-fly zone here may not cause regime change. if we have a cornered moammar gadhafi, who is -- >> admiral mullen says he's not seen movement. >> we've only been there for 24 hours. >> do you worry about that? >> we can't take out mustard gas from the air. it will disperse it. i worry about a guy who is in the a rational reactive.
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going down with as much bloodshed as possible. >> let me ask you. you've interviewed him, i have. a lot of people have. is he the crazy man that representative harman talks about? or is he going to fold or be turned on by his people? >> he doesn't play by international rules. he doesn't think like many of his counterparts in the arab world. i think that's why we have seen unity against him. >> that's really unusual to have such a big arab coalition against an arab leader. >> and we have had this since back in 1991. this is a very different kind of war. this is a country that is the size of alaska, with a population smaller than new york city. we talk about the scenarios down the road, this is -- most of the cities are along the coastal
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strip. it may not be as complicated as place like iraq was. there are places that either side will go. there's a mission gap between saying we want regime change or we're in there militarily. >> should it be regime change? >> i think one of the most important pieces missing here is the connection with the national council in benghazi. they seem to be setting up respectable rules. >> really? are you convinced? >> i think we should have people in there so we know who better they are. we ought to be thinking of them as the leading edge here. i think it's been right to get an international coalition out in front. it's amazing over the last month how brave the libyan people have been. i think this is not just a tribal thing in the east. >> but, when it comes, then, to lessons learned, what happens
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with a bahrain or a yemen? isn't this a double standard? >> libya is a separate case. you can't compare the reyeem in bahrain to gadhafi. there's something in common. the regimes that don't represent their people are not only wrong but ultimately unstable. i think we should be working for gomts that are much more representative of their people. it's wrong to compare what's happening there to what gadhafi is doing and has been doing for 40 years. >> there is no limiting principle in what we have done. we are logically committed to help them. we're inciting them to rise in expectation. the mission creep here began, paul, been the mission began. because we had a means not suited to the end. the means is a no-fly zone.
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that will not affect the end, which is obviously regime change. >> 45 people were killed by the regime in yemen. peaceful protests on friday. you have the same thing in bahrain. this is -- the obama administration has been responding slowly at the outset to this kind of colossal transformation in the arab world. first tunisia, then egypt, now libya. it doesn't have a consistent policy across the eejon. think it will catch us at some point. >> two points. i agree with that. we don't have a security narrative across the world. we need that. one fruit surrender who does something in the boonies in
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tunisia has set off an earthquake. two points about this. one, congress. the leaders of congress were briefed last friday at the -- in the situation room. many were part of the recess and weren't there. congress needs to be called back and discuss this and authorize it. or limit the mission. i think the president is law fully acting under his emergency powers as commander in chief. we didn't ask congress to approve bosnia. this is a zero sum game militarily. we're stretched to the limits. the assets we put to libya, we're taking away from somewhere else. it's not just warships, people, and money, it's brain cells. >> lightning round. is this, as the president said in the u.s. national interests? >> it is not worth war. >> it's not as direct a threat to us as yemen and pakistan.
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>> if gadhafi survives, it will be against american interests. >> we were within 24 hours of losing benghazi, which would be losing libya. it had become the new bodile. after peaceful transitions, you saw a new mod tl libya. and the use of force. that's where it became dangerous. >> was it a desperation move then? >> we were close to the point of not being able to intervene at all. it had become his country again. >> certainly, everybody will be watching. thank you all very much. when we return, the other story making global headlines. the disaster in the pacific. what if it happened here? could it? is the united states prepares to respond to a full-scale nuclear meltdown? i'll have sk the man who
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served as secretary of homeland security for the bush administration. and bill richardson. he was bill clinton's energy secretary, ambassador to the united nations, and most recently, governor of new mexico. let me ask you, regarding gadhafi's threats and the possibility of terrorism. do you think there's an increased risk now with the military activity over libya? >> think you have to assume there's an increased risk in the sense that he's a proven terrorist. it's wise to assume he's got the intent to retaliate. think his capability is much degraded. we've raised the level of our protection and security over the years. i think his capability in the u.s. is not that great. if this operates today as it did
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when i was in office, we have unfolded a plan to track his operatives in the united states and to headache sumake sure the a position to do anything. we have to watch him here in the u.s. and look at american interests overseas. people that are traveling or living overseas. >> that's not our target is what his son said. >> he's like a cornered rat. a cornered rat will do whatever it has to do to defend itself. right now, i think they have their hands full. but it's prudent to consider he may seek to divert attention or push back by striking splis else. his cape seat belt not what it was ten years ago. we have a much more robust security apparatus. >> governor richardson, do you think the u.s. is more at risk?
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>> i don't want to be an alarmist. i agree with what the secretary said. he's very unpredictable. he's almost a wildman now. he's cornered. my concern is does he have chemical weapons? i'm kurned about the mustard gas reports. >> we asked admiral mullen about that. >> i know. there are some allegations he was directly responsible for lockerbie. my concern, americans in the mediterranean should be extra cautious. when a desperate man is cornered. he wants to hang on to power, sees his base narrowing. is attacked. could be capable, of, as he has in the past, or ren does things. >> let's turn to the other major story. the potential meltdown. is the united states totally prepared to handle something
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like that? could that happen here? >> let's define handle. if you had an earthquake that resulted to damage to a power plant. serious damage. i'm not saying that would happen. it would be a very ugly situation. the credit al issue would be to evacuate people in a timely fashion. part of putting the plans in and our planning process, we have worked to develop evacuation plans. they have to be drilled, exercised. if that hasn't been done, lit become a challenge. >> has it been done? >> i think it varies. california is good about the process of preparation. other states may not be as intense about it. the think to remember is this. no matter how good you are, it will be difficult. the way to minimize the difficulty is to have people be self-reliant. well prepared.
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make sure they're educated so they can get out of the way if it looks like we're going to have a problem. >> you were governor of new mexico when the secretary was this office. if your mind is the federal government prepared? if it happened near your state? >> i can tell you generally, states are not prepared. we rely on the federal developmen government. i think the big message from the japanese crisis is we're looking at what happened in the oil spill. what happened with the mining disaster in west virginia? the pipeline explosion. we have to look at the safety, costs, environmental risks of all our energy production. i think the message with the reactors in japan is we should look at all of our 104 reactors in the united states for their
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safety and preparedness. >> did you believe that the federal government was prepared? >> i think the traj zi did i in japan indicates we need to be better prepared. >> is that a yes or no? >> i think you have to have a realistic expectation. the federal government has a general plan for catastrophic incidents. i think capabilities could be deployed. but recognizing the initial hours after any catastrophe, the government is not going to rescue everybody. that's not possible. part of what i used to say is preparation begins at the home and at the business level. that means, if you're in aen area that is earthquake-prone, you have to have a plan in place to evacuate in necessary your need to know how to shelter yourself. there will be a big exercise in may, the new madrid earthquake
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fault. that's a great opportunity for communities to take a second look at their plans and make sure they're serious and well prepared. >> so what scares you the most? >> we need have evacuation plans. i don't think we have adequate ones. we have to look at licenses of new nuclear power plants. the president wants to proceed with 20 in the next decade. we want to have loan guarantees. i think we need to have a time-out on nuclear power. not a moratorium. a time-out. we view the safety and cost of all the plans. with the new licensing plans. look at those being proposed in earthqua earthquake-prone areas. lastly, look at the ones, there's about a third of our nuclear plants that have some of
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the japanese technology. i think internationally, we need leadership in the hole range of the coolants in reactors, spent fuel. look at ways as the international community and energy xigs looks at ways that there can be standardized safety procedures. >> do you think there should be a time-out? >> i think we need to look at the lessons learned in japan. i would caution to overreacting. we had a problem with bp. the reaction was, we can't drill in the gulf. problems are other forms of energy, we shouldn't do that. at the end of the day, if we don't use coal, oil, natural gas, or nuclear, we're going to be sitting around the fire like we did a long time ago.
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we have to have things many place to mitigate problems. that's where the lessons of japan can be helpful. >> we have to look at renewable energy. natural gas, clean sources. but we assess the entire safety procedures when it comes to fossil fuels. look what happened in the gulf, in these mining disasters. a new conversation about safety, cost, and environmental risks of our energy production. >> a new conversation indeed. thank you both for joining us. we'll have a final thought when we come back. stay with us. [ male announcer ] opportunity
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